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Professor Martha Driver discusses the evolution of letter forms from the period of the Hundred Years War to the early modern period. This lecture was presented on March 19, 2009 as part of the 2008-2009 Toronto Centre for the Book lecture series at the University of Toronto.
Topics: book history, European history, manuscript, book
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The 2009 Housing Memory Keynote Address (March 13, 2009) given by Dr. Geoffrey Bowker on the topic: "Memory Practices and the Imagined Future Self." The lecture was given at the University of Toronto.
Topics: memory, lecture, future
Charles Petzold explores Alan Turing's ideas on computing during a lecture at the University of Toronto on March 9, 2009.
Topics: computers, computing history, alan turing
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Professor Paul Nelles discusses the Frankfurt Book Fair and its role in shaping the book trade and communication in sixteenth century Europe.
Topics: book history, printing, sixteenth century, Frankfurt, trade
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This podcast describes the planning and ideas that went into founding Dalhousie University's Bachelor of Informatics program.
Topics: education, university, dalhousie university, academic
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Jan 9, 2010
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David Weinberger, author of "Everything is Miscellaneous", discusses changes in technology and knowledge. This lecture was the 2008 Bertha Bassum lecture at the Faculty of Information at the University of Toronto.
Topics: knowledge, media, Internet
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Professor Jeannine DeLombard, professor of English at the University of Toronto, discusses the early history of African-American gallows literature.
Topics: history, African-American, literature, podcast
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This public lecture was given by Richard Landon, director of the Thomas Fisher Rare Books Library at the University of Toronto, discusses the development of bibliography as a field of study,
Topics: bibliography, book history, history, humanities
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Professor Michael Geist (Professor of Law, University of Ottawa) discusses recent developments in copyright and copyright activism. The lecture was presented on April 14, 2009.
Topics: copyright, activism, Canadian politics, social media, law
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Jan 9, 2010
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This is a joint lecture given by Professor Jim Slotta and Stian Haklev at the University of Toronto in March 2009
Topics: education, open access, open education
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Professor Robert Gross explores the history and historiography of book history and reading in pre Civil War America. This lecture was originally given at the University of Toronto in the fall of 2008.
Topics: books history, reading, American history